herbicide

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɜːrbɪsaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɝbəˌsaɪd, ˈɝ-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hûrbə sīd′, ûr-)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
herb•i•cide /ˈhɜrbəˌsaɪd, ˈɜr-/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Pest Controla substance or chemical for killing plants, esp. weeds.
her•bi•cid•al /ˌhɜrbəˈsaɪdəl, ˌɜr-/USA pronunciation  adj. See -cide-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
herb•i•cide  (hûrbə sīd′, ûr-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Pest Controla substance or preparation for killing plants, esp. weeds.
her′bi•cidal, adj. 
  • herb + -i- + -cide 1895–1900

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
herbicide /ˈhɜːbɪˌsaɪd/ n
  1. a chemical that destroys plants, esp one used to control weeds

ˌherbiˈcidal adj
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